If you speak up, I will join!

If you speak up, I will join! is a project that aims to identify and empower survivors of childhood human trafficking. Through local projects in Latvia, Sweden, Russia and Norway, and regional cooperation throughout the Baltic Sea region, the project started in the fall of 2019 and concludes with a virtual regional festival on the 11th of June 2020.

This webpage will remain available as a resource bank and regional platform to share experiences, results, good practice and innovations in the work of and with survivors of human trafficking.

The project is co-funded by the CBSS Project Support Facility.

Malaika Oringo is the founder of the “Footprint to Freedom Foundation” in the Netherlands. Malaika fell prey to human trafficking at an early age and describes herself as a survivor being empowered and liberated. She feels blessed to be able to help other survivors finding their voice: ‘’It only takes one survivor’ story to change someone else’s.”
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